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Contents of Volume 79, 1998


Neligh Mill Winter 1998 Vol.79, No. 4:    Sold Out!
On the Cover:
Detail from a hand-tinted postcard featuring an Emanuel Wolfe photograph of the Neligh Mill, about 1907. (NSHS-A627:4-27)

Portrait of a Small Town: The Photographic Diary of Neligh's Emanuel Wolfe
By Michael A. Amundson
 
No Small Potatoes: Problems of Food and Health at Fort Laramie, 1849-1859
By John D. McDermott
 
Rosa Hudspeth and the Stuart Ledger, 1901-1907
By Patricia C. Gaster
 
"Give 'Till It Hurts": Financing Memorial Stadium
By Michele Fagan


Custer and Crazy Horse Fall 1998 Vol.79, No. 3:    Sold Out!
On the Cover:
"Symbolic portrayal of the conflict between the Indians and the whites as represented by their two most famous leaders. . . . It is unlikely that the artist (born in 1869) can ever have seen General Custer or that he could have remembered Crazy Horse, who died while he was still an infant." Painting on canvas by Kills Two. Collection of H. B. Alexander. Plate X in Sioux Indian Painting: Part I. Paintings of the Sioux and Other Tribes. Introduction by Hartley Burr Alexander (Nice, France: C. Szwedzicki, 1938). NSHS Museum Collections

Crazy Horse and the End of the Great Sioux War
By Kingsley M. Bray
 
Young Man Afraid of His Horses: The ReservationYears
By Joseph Agonito
 
The Wright-Beauchampe Investigation and the Pawnee Threat of 1829
By Richard E. Jensen


Farmers and Merchants Bank Summer 1998 Vol.79, No. 2:    $1.00
On the Cover:
The Farmers' and Merchants' Bank in Red Cloud, a watercolor by Robert Hanna, 1995. The bank, built in 1888-89 by Red Cloud founder and former Nebraska governor Silas Garber, now houses exhibits and archives of the Willa Cather State Historic Site. Silas Garber and his wife, Lyra, were the prototypes for Daniel and Marian Forrester in Cather's novel, A Lost Lady.

The Early Years of Broadcasting in Norfolk, Nebraska, 1922-1928
By Mark Smith
 
A Lost Lady in Hollywood
By Andrea I. Faling
 
Boom-Bust: Prince Hall Masonry in Nebraska During the 1920s
By Dennis N. Mihelich


loading cattle Spring 1998 Vol.79, No. 1:    Sold Out!
On the Cover:
Detail from Loading Cattle (1941), one of three murals by Archie Musick in the U.S. Post Office at Red Cloud, Nebraska. Twelve current or former Nebraska post office buildings have murals commissioned in the 1930s by the U.S. Treasury Department's Section of Painting and Sculpture. The murals were funded by the Works Progress Administration. (NSHS-H673.5-4876)

The Law at the End of the Trail: Ogalalla, 1873-1887
By Karyn Stansbery
 
"Yours for Political Housecleaning": Maud E. Nuquist, First Woman Candidate for Governor of Nebraska.
By Elizabeth Raby
 
Nebraska City's Steam Wagon
By William E. Lass
 
Capitalism, Culture, and Philanthropy: Charles N. and Nettie Fowler Dietz of Omaha, 1881-1939
By Oliver B. Pollak

 


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